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Everything You Need to Know About Above-Ground Swimming Pools

Who doesn’t love a refreshing dip in the pool on a hot day? If you want to get swimming as quickly as possible, above-ground swimming pools make an ideal option. Before you head down to the store, however, here are a few things you need to know that will make your experience everything you hope it to be.

First, determine exactly where your pool will be positioned and take measurements, so you know what size will work best. While it is tempting to get the biggest pool you can find, make sure you’ve left enough clearance around it, particularly if you plan to add a deck later. Be sure to choose a location that is away from trees as much as possible. Not only will the shade make it hard to get the warmer water temperature you may want, but the debris will have you cleaning your pool more than swimming in it.

The next thing to do is decide what type of pool you want. Above-ground swimming pools come in many styles, and you should consider your future plans in the decision about which to choose. Some are very inexpensive, but they won’t last as long as a good-quality pool wall and frame with a heavy-duty liner will.

The easiest part of proceeding with above-ground swimming pools is making the decision to come see us at Outside In Leisure Products. We offer dependable, high-quality pools complete with everything you need – wall and frame, heavy-duty liner, pump and filter system, maintenance kit, start-up chemical kit, and the ladder entry system. Our experienced staff is on hand to answer any questions you may have about preparing the site and taking care of your pool. When the kids have outgrown the inflatable kiddie pool, come see us for an upgrade.